Tifereth Israel Synagogue, A Conservative Congregation

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A fully egalitarian congregation, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, representing both tradition and innovation in the Jewish community. Diverse, warm and personal, Tifereth Israel Synagogue creates a foundation for an authentic Jewish experience.

This Shabbat  torah-reading.jpg
Candle lighting: 5:37 p.m. 
November 3, Kabbalat Shabbat Services begin at 6:15 p.m. 

November 4, Shabbat services  begin at 9:30 a.m. 

This week's Torah portion is  Parashat Vayera.

Havdalah: 6:44 p.m.
Need a ride to services?  Email On the Go  or phone their office at (877) 634-6537.
B'tzelem Elohim Seeing the Divine in Our Faces
November 2, 7:00 p.m. 
In an evening designed just for women, Rabbi Cherina Eisenberg will be our guest. 

The Torah teaches that we are created in God's image ( b'tzelem Elohim ). Where is the Divine located within us? How do we find the Divine in others? Come and explore the nature of the Divine within our humanity.  

Learn more now  and be sure to let us know that you're coming!

Our thanks to Eileen Wingard for hosting the dessert reception.
Challah for the Holidays
November 9, 6:00 p.m.* 
Why not enjoy challah for every occasion?  Join us for a night featuring various holiday oriented recipes for Thanksgiving and Chanukah. Michelle Barbour and Laurel Bessler will share  recipe options, different festive shapes, and more. Click here for more details and to sign up. Space is limited. 
Shabbat Shalom
November 11, 10:00 a.m.
A New Shabbat Program for Everyone! 
Shabbat Shalom will be more than just a greeting at TIS. It will be an entire Shabbat experience meeting the needs of all ages and stages. Here is how our day will look:
  • Taste of Shabbat: Our abbreviated learners service.
  • Shabbat Play Date: Families with young children through Kindergarten are invited to come and enjoy free-play, songs, stories, grape juice and challah, and more. 
  • Shabbat Rocks: Kids in grades 1 - 6 (divided into two groups) will explore the weekly parasha, become more familiar with the service, and engage in fun activities.
  • Midrash Shabbat: Our monthly Kiddush Luncheon follows all of our 10:00 a.m. programs offering an opportunity for learning.
Learn more about this exciting program on our website
Honoring our Veterans
at Shabbat Service
November 11, 10:00 a.m.
During the morning Shabbat Service, we will honor our American, Israeli, and Allied Force members who have served.

Please contact us and let us know you'll join us. Email or call 619 697-6001.
TIS Cabaret:  Just Between Friends.... Still
November 18, 7:30 p.m.
Come and share an evening of music and comedy featuring some of San Diego's most acclaimed performers. .

Our lineup will include: Phil Johnson, Omri Schein, Deb Wanger, with Patrick Marion at the piano. Don't miss this opportunity! 

Visit our website for more details about the evening and to learn more about our talented lineup.

Get Your Tickets!
Click here to purchase your tickets  or call
our  office at 619 697-6001.

All tickets include beer, wine, and our show. General admission tickets can be purchased by November 10 at 3:00 p.m. with early bird pricing. Our benefactors will also enjoy preferred seating as well as a dessert  reception with the artists.
 Abraham Ratner Torah School
TIS Youth Groups        
Grades 2-12  
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Men's Club           
TICO Concerts
November 12, 3:00 p.m. and 
November 14, 7:30 p.m.
Our concerts will feature guest pianist, Daniel Wnukowski, performing a variety of George Gershwin's popular pieces.

More information is on our website. You may purchase tickets online now or call our office at 619 697-6001. 
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
Torah on Tap  November 13
Shir Chadash Shabbat November 17
TIS at Run for the Hungry November 23
TIS Presents... The Diary of Anne Frank  December 2

And Around Our Community  
The Men's Event Powered by the Jewish Federation of San Diego November 2
Center for Jewish Culture Adult Education Classes  Various dates and locations
Jewish Bereavement Support Groups  Various dates and locations 
Learn More about
Whether you're looking to join a congregational family or just wish to visit  email Beth Klareich   or phone 
her at (619) 697-6001 ext. 108. She'll share more information with you and invite you to join us for services or any of our events and programs.
November 1, 2017
In This Issue
Leftover Candy?

We'll be happy to take your leftover candy and add it to our Shabbat candy box. We always like to give our youngest Shabbat morning participants a special treat.
Fall Back

Don't Forget 
Set your clocks back by one hour on Saturday night, November 4!  
Meet and Greet

with Rabbi Dorsch
Our small group gatherings with Rabbi have been very well received. Many wonderful ideas and suggestions about the bright future of our Synagogue have come from this time together as well as mutually getting to know one another.

Our next scheduled Meet and Greet will be Sunday, November 12th, 10-11:30 a.m. at a congregant's home close to TIS. If you are able to attend, we will send the address and host's name to you when you RSVP.

Future Dates
Sunday, December 3 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. will be a gathering for Torah School parents.

Thursday, December 14 beginning at 7:00 p.m. 

If you're interested in either event, email your request
This Week

on TIS Facebook 
These three attended, and enjoyed their first Shabbat San Diego Mega Challah Bake last week. This week, the two "older" ones celebrated their birthdays - one day apart! Happy birthdays, Rabbi Josh and Stef.

Keep up to date with us through our Facebook page. Our weekly enews, human interest stories, program announcements and more can all be found on our Facebook page.

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